Difference Between Mutation & Genetic Drift?

Answer Mutation and genetic drift are two very different events, though they both relate to the genetic qualities of future generations. Mutation and genetic drift can both occur in any species, regardles... Read More »

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How do I Get a DNA Test for Mutation?

Genetic mutations are responsible for Alzheimer's, cystic fibrosis, certain types of cancers and other inheritable diseases. You may be a carrier for a genetic disease even if you've never had any ... Read More »

Is Progeria a mutation?

There are state and federal laws mandating a child's seating position and the use of child restraints systems. The current recommendation is a child restraint system (car seat / booster seat) for c... Read More »

Is adrenoleukodystrophy a mutation?

Is sufficient being done medically to diagnose and prevent the number of infants born with birth defects/ diseases in the United States?

Is bipolar disorder caused by a mutation?

On One Hand: Gene Mutation and Bipolar DisorderIn 2003 researchers at the University of California suggested that a mutation to the gene G protein receptorkinase 3 (GRK3) might contribute to the on... Read More »